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2011-03-27Merge branch 'docs-next' of git://git.lwn.net/linux-2.6Linus Torvalds1-2/+2
* 'docs-next' of git://git.lwn.net/linux-2.6: docs: update the development process document docs: fix dev_debug() braino in dynamic-debug-howto.txt
2011-03-25docs: fix dev_debug() braino in dynamic-debug-howto.txtJonathan Corbet1-2/+2
While looking at dynamic-debug-howto.txt, I noticed that it references dev_debug() (which doesn't exist) instead of dev_dbg() (which does exist). I'm lazy, so I choose to fix the document rather than changing every dev_dbg() call. Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
2011-02-03Dynamic debug: Add more flagsBart Van Assche1-2/+10
Add flags that allow the user to specify via debugfs whether or not the module name, function name, line number and/or thread ID have to be included in the printed message. Signed-off-by: Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@acm.org> Cc: Greg Banks <gnb@fmeh.org> Cc: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad@darnok.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2010-10-22Dynamic Debug: Introduce ddebug_query= boot parameterThomas Renninger1-1/+21
Dynamic debug lacks the ability to enable debug messages at boot time. One could patch initramfs or service startup scripts to write to /sys/../dynamic_debug/control, but this sucks. This patch makes it possible to pass a query in the same format one can write to /sys/../dynamic_debug/control via boot param. When dynamic debug gets initialized, this query will automatically be applied. Signed-off-by: Thomas Renninger <trenn@suse.de> Acked-by: jbaron@redhat.com Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2009-03-24Dynamic debug: allow simple quoting of wordsGreg Banks1-6/+14
Allow simple quoting of words in the dynamic debug control language. This allows more natural specification when using the control language to match against printk formats, e.g #echo -n 'format "Setting node for non-present cpu" +p' > /mnt/debugfs/dynamic_debug/control instead of #echo -n 'format Setting\040node\040for\040non-present\040cpu +p' > /mnt/debugfs/dynamic_debug/control Adjust the dynamic debug documention to describe that and provide a new example. Adjust the existing examples in the documentation to reflect the current whitespace escaping behaviour when reading the control file. Fix some minor documentation trailing whitespace. Signed-off-by: Greg Banks <gnb@melbourne.sgi.com> Acked-by: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2009-03-24dynamic debug: update docsJason Baron1-0/+232
updates the documentation for 'dynamic debug' feature. Signed-off-by: Greg Banks <gnb@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

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